Full unequivocal compliance with all resident work rules – all SURGERY housestaff will comply regardless of clinical rotation or hospital.
Fair open equitable system to maximize changes for outside personal and academic conflicts and avoid any changes without one’s concurrence.
Systematic approach with clear rules and expectations – with the benefits of the work rules, also came a great decrease in flexibility.
Insure adequate patient care.
MASTER ROTATION ASSIGNMENTS and MASTER WORK SCHEDULE are posted on the web and kept current.
Templated call schedules were developed by resident group with concurrence of service chiefs. All changes will be documented with email and will not be approved without the concurrence of all stakeholders, compliance residents and the service chief.